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Firmgold

Apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling found growing among some Starkspur Golden Delicious and Starkrimson Red Delicious trees, in Zillah, Washington, USA, by Z.B. Howell. Fruits have firm, crisp, juicy flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.

Accession No.
1981 - 109

  

Accession name
Firmgold
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
2nd MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
late october 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register